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Oxford Day Out

Broad Street, Oxford
Broad Street, Oxford (Photo: Not So Big Media)

Welcome to the Oxford Day Out section. Here you'll find Oxford's best attractions, tours within the city, key shopping areas and specialist markets, hidden away cafés and, for the adventurous, popular sport and leisure activities.

Oxford Attractions

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Things to see and do

Oxford has lots of attractions to easily fill a weekend visit. From the University Colleges to the Ashmolean Museum, from Oxford Castle Unlocked to Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, you'll find it all here.

Oxford Tours and Sightseeing

Punting in Oxford
Punting in Oxford

Touring and cycling

Here you'll find details of popular tours within the city. Also tours to neighbouring towns and counties. We also include information on boating and cycle hire here so you can go and explore the city yourself!

Oxford Shops and Markets

Cornmarket Street, Oxford

Find your perfect gifts

Oxford has a very compact shopping centre due to the size of the University. We include historic arcades, city markets, major stores and unique independent shops.

Oxford Food and Drink

Covered Market, Oxford

Taking a break

For a bite to eat during the day, Oxford has plenty of unique cafés hidden away throughout the city centre. There are also plenty of chain coffee shops on the main streets but at the moment we only list the popular independent ones here.

Oxford Sport and Leisure Activities

Kassam Stadium, Oxford

Sport matches and fun activities

From football to ice skating, we include the most popular sports here as well as other leisure activities that you might find of interest.

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